Religious Studies

Minor in Religious Studies

The minor in Religous Studies is recommended both for students interested in religious education and/or church ministry, and for those wishing to augment their academic background in the area to support the liberal arts dimension of their chosen professional career (e.g., law, medical, business).

The Minor in Religious Studies requires 18 semester hours:

1. 12 semester hours 2. 6 semester hours of additional upper-division courses

Biblical Studies (3 semester hours)

RELS 1320 Biblical Themes, or
RELS 2320 Hebrew Scriptures, or
RELS 2350 Gospels and Acts

Theological Studies (3 semester hours)

RELS 1310 Introduction to Theology, or
RELS 1340 Understanding Catholicism

Christianity and Culture (6 semester hours)

RELS 1360 Christian Ethics, and
RELS 3345 World Religions


Undergraduate Certificate in Religious Studies: A certificate in Religious Studies will be awarded to students who complete 18 semester hours of Religious Studies coursework, including 1345, 2320 or 2350 and 3345.

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